Category Archives for "Cotacachi Soup Kitchen"

Braiding Help Soles

New Projects, Volunteers and Gardens…

January was a busy month of activities for our elderly people .   We have a garden with fresh vegetables  for our scrambled eggs  that is really being enjoyed.  Those who are able, have been working in the garden. We also are growing corn in abundance – some will be for the kitchen and the […]

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December updates

Place of Hope April Update

April 2017 Food Kitchen As most of you know, we had a pancake breakfast on March 25th for fundraising. It was a success and details will follow towards the end of the month. My friend who helps me with updating and sending out the monthly newsletter has created this video. Turn up your speakers, and […]

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Beautiful Local Crocheting and Fall Update

Place of Hope Food Kitchen Update – October, 2016 September has been a busy month… We have a local indigenous female doctor who will serve our people at the kitchen once a month. She came to the kitchen on Friday the 16th of September.   Many of our people recognized her and she speaks Kichwa – the language […]

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Soup Kitchen Update for June 2015

  We moved to our temporary location a few weeks ago. The people are now eating inside the building instead of under a tent. Winds have been a bit strong and this was a safety move. We hope the addition for our new kitchen will be completed this summer at Jambi/Unorcac – our original location. […]

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The Elderly Forgotten Folks of Cotacachi

Have you ever been cold and lonely? And wondered if you could find a warm, dry place to rest your weary body come nighttime? Have you ever been hungry but wondered where your next meal would come from? Did you ever just feel you wanted a hug but no one was there for you? In […]

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Serving Soup for the Soul in Cotacachi

Currently, we are serving from 20 to 25 disadvantaged elderly people breakfast and lunch.  A typical meal in the morning is fresh juice, egg, bread and coffee or hot chocolate.  A typical lunch is soup, rice, meat or chicken with a small salad. Looking for a creative way to make a difference in the lives […]

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El Pan del Cielo was a Huge Success

Ecuador Project Hope Soup Kitchen Our first annual fundraiser, El Pan del Cielo (Bread of Life), on October 5, 2013 was a huge success! Over 200 people attended and were served a great BBQ lunch at $5.00 per person. The silent auction, with many great prizes, brought in over $1,200. Raffle tickets sold rapidly for […]

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Cotacachi’s Less Fortunate Fed By Volunteers

Our main objective: To feed the poor and give them shelter off the street. The soup kitchen has been active for over a month and two meals are being served daily.  The people that live on the street are given a hot meal delivered by car and volunteers. On October 5th we are planning our first […]

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Gratitude in Serving the Less Fortunate…

Soup Kitchen Update We are serving the poor from 6 am to 8 am every day of the week. There are more people arriving each day for a meal.  Starting the week of August 12th beans  and rice will be put in small containers for the people to take after breakfast for their lunch.  Also, Pastor […]

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Cotacachi Soup Kitchen Progress

I visited the building on June 14 and all is moving forward… The section for the kitchen is being enclosed and the concrete second floor will be a small office and an area for children. Funds have been raised to open the soup kitchen within the next two weeks. A bingo night was sponsored by […]

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